Ula Furman has over fifteen years of experience in academic and diplomatic settings. Until recently, she had served as the University of California at Berkeley Haas School of Business faculty recruitment coordinator. From 2011- 2013, Ula managed executive education programs at the UC Berkeley Haas Center for Executive Education, including the Top 500 Innovators Program, the largest training program for Polish scientists and researchers involved in commercialization and technology transfer. In her previous roles, she supported the Dean of Faculty at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the Deans of Academic Affairs at Harvard School of Public Health. Ula also served a three-year term at the honorary consulate of the Republic of Poland in Miami where she was involved in promoting Polish history and culture. She is the recipient of the Haas School Heart Award (2011, 2013), the University of California Spot Award (2012), and a nominee for the Haas School Outstanding Staff Award (2011). Ula holds a BS degree in Psychology from Northeastern University in Boston and she is pursuing an MA degree in the Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities from the University of Chicago.